Sharing the Word for July 6, 2022
Jesus gathers a special group of his followers representing the twelve tribes of Israel. They were a sign that a new chosen people was being formed.
Sunday Soundbite for July 10, 2022
“Who is my neighbor?” is an important question for every Christian community. Though we may take pride in the history and traditions of our parish, we cannot exclude strangers or newcomers.
Faith and Family for July 10: Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
The well-known story of the Good Samaritan is highlighted in this week’s Gospel. It calls each of us to care for others.
Don’t Spread the Negative
When we complain we fixate on negatives and wander down a path of self-pity, spreading seeds of dissatisfaction to anyone who will listen. Guard your tongue today and keep your complaints to yourself and to God.
Purity and Purpose: The Brief Life of St. Maria Goretti
Maria Goretti’s canonization saw the conversion of her murderer and his reconciliation with her family. Today she is known as a model of mercy.
After shooting, cardinal urges unity to ‘build path to safety and peace’
Saying he watched “in horror” news reports in the aftermath of a mass shooting during a suburban Fourth of July parade, Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago offered prayers for the victims.